Collin McHugh didn’t get the win, but the Houston Astros improved their record to 4-0 in his starts with a 9-4 victory over the Padres on Monday.
The rash of injuries to starting pitchers will create an active trade market that might get started earlier than usual.
Rasmus drives in 3, Astros beat Padres 9-4 for 4th straight
Collin McHugh (3-0, 2.41 ERA) of the Houston Astros will face James Shields (2-0, 3.24) of the San Diego Padres in a matchup of unbeaten starters on Monday.
Houston Astros pitcher Will Harris has made 23 consecutive scoreless appearances, including seven for Houston this season, dating to Aug. 19, 2014.Harris' scoreless appearance streak ranks as the second-longest active streak in the majors, trailing Aroldis Chapman (24 games) of the Cincinnati Reds.
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Evan Gattis’ offense sparked the Houston Astros to a 7-6 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.Gattis, the Astros’ designated hitter, broke out of an early-season slump with a two-run double in the ninth inning, his fifth career go-ahead hit in the ninth inning or later (his first with the Astros).
A look at the top performances from Sunday's MLB action.
Gattis, Astros rally in 9th, sweep 3-game set from Athletics
The Houston Astros will start their only rookie against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
The Houston Astros have won six of their last seven games.
Altuve leads Astros to 9-3 victory over Athletics
Scott Feldman (1-2, 5.09 ERA) takes the mound for the Houston Astros on Saturday to face Kendall Graveman (1-1, 6.94) and the Oakland Athletics.Feldman gave up seven runs on 10 hits in his last time out against the A's on April 13.
Dallas Keuchel pitched nine shutout innings for the Houston Astros, who defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in extra-innings. He has not allowed a run in three of four starts this season.
Astros edge A's in 11th, 5-4
Dallas Keuchel (2-0, 0.90 ERA) gets the start for the Houston Astros against Scott Kazmir (2-0, 1.33 ERA) and the Oakland Athletics. Keuchel and Kazmir lead the MLB with the lowest ERA by left-handed pitchers.
The Houston Astros failed to extend their winning streak to five games on Wednesday, losing 3-2 to the Seattle Mariners. The Astros have just four winning streaks of five more games over the last five seasons.
Happ, Mariners hold off Astros 3-2
The Houston Astros send Roberto Hernandez to start against former Astros pitcher J.A. Happ and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.The Astros have played well on the road this season, earning a 4-1 record, averaging 5.
On Tuesday, the Houston Astros defeated the Seattle Mariners 6-3, winning their fourth consecutive game and becoming the only team with a winning record in the American League West.
There's a lot of history to consider when selecting a Franchise Four for the teams of the AL West.
Astros @ Padres
Petco Park - Wed 4/29